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Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised

Title

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised

Description

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R), a general test of intelligence, which David Wechsler, the test's author, defined as "the global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his environment." In keeping with this definition of intelligence as an aggregate of mental aptitudes or abilities, the WISC-R has traditionally consisted of 13 subtests divided into two parts, verbal and performance. For PHDCN, the WISC-R included definitions of words only. The official Spanish version of the WISC-R (EIWN-R) was used when appropriate.

WAVE 1: The WISC-R (PDF 2.3MG) was administered to subjects in Cohorts 6, 9, 12, and 15.

WAVE 2: The WISC-R (PDF 4.1MG) was administered to subjects in Cohorts 6, 9, 12, and 15.

WAVE 3: The WISC-R (PDF 2.3MG) was administered to subjects in Cohorts 3, 6, 9, and 12.

Citations

Wechsler, D. (1974). Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised. New York: Psychological Corporation.

Related Internet Resources

Basic WISC-R information from FastTrack Project

Basic WISC-R information from Nova Southeastern University Center for Psychological Studies

PHDCN Administration

Shaded boxes indicate that the measure is not available for a given wave/cohort.

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